News

This section contains all the latest news from the Diocese of Hereford.


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New research reveals how Messy Church is more than craft and a bit of Jesus
Published on: 6th May 2021
Seven Messy Church groups have led the way, exploring different models of research as part of national project
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Appointments and Departures Q2 2021
Published on: 6th May 2021
News from Hereford Diocese of the latest appointments and departures - May - June 2021
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New Archdeacon of Ludlow takes up role
Published on: 29th April 2021
The Venerable Fiona Gibson was collated as Archdeacon of Ludlow during a service of Choral Evensong at St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow on Sunday 25 April.
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Statement from The Anglican Bishops in the West Midlands
Published on: 22nd April 2021
Racism has no place in the Church of England, but we must face the fact that it still exists
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Statement from Bishop of Hereford following the death of HRH Duke of Edinburgh
Published on: 9th April 2021
It is with deep sadness that we heard the news today of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. Throughout his life, Prince Philip was committed to service and demonstrated this commitment through his steadfast support of Her Majesty and service of our country.
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Hereford Times Article - Resurrection and emerging from Covid
Published on: 15th April 2021
As we start to emerge from COVID restrictions, it feels a bit like a resurrection. Spring is here and suddenly new possibilities open up. It used to be standard practice on Easter religious broadcasts to roll out a Bishop to cast doubt on the bodily resurrection of Jesus.
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Bishop of Hereford's Easter Sermon
Published on: 3rd April 2021
The Rt Revd Richard Jackson will deliver his second Easter sermon at Hereford Cathedral on Sunday 4 April
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Maundy Money 2021 recipients announced
Published on: 1st April 2021
Two people from Hereford Diocese have been nominated by the Bishop of Hereford to receive Royal Maundy Gifts from The Queen in recognition of their exemplary Christian service to church and community over many years
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From Upton Bishop to Jerusalem: A Pilgrimage during the winter lockdown
Published on: 31st March 2021
A church congregation in Upton Bishop in Herefordshire used the recent lockdown to encourage one another through daily exercise whilst raising money for the church finances. All the usual fundraising opportunities were out of the question – but the determined group set out to invite Upton Bishop village to take part in a virtual walking tour to reach Jerusalem by Easter.
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Walk through real-life Easter Garden in Kington
Published on: 30th March 2021
As Easter approaches and Christians worldwide prepare to walk through the events of Holy Week to the resurrection on Easter Day, one church in Herefordshire is bringing the story to life by creating a full-scale Easter garden.
Open Walk through real-life Easter Garden in Kington

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